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Earth Action: Ask an Official To Help End Plastic Pollution

Earth Action: Ask an Official To Help End Plastic Pollution

To honor 52 years of action inspired by Earth Day, Earth911 is presenting 52 Actions for the Earth. Each week through Earth Day 2023, we will share an action you can take to invest in the Earth and make your own life more sustainable. Taking action for the environment isn’t just about your choices as an individual, though. When an […]

Earth911 Podcast: Green Building Progress with Hawthorne Development’s Ganesan Visvabharathy

Earth911 Podcast: Green Building Progress with Hawthorne Development’s Ganesan Visvabharathy

+ Dr. Ganesan Visvabharathy, founder of Hawthorne Development Corporation discusses the evolution of the built environment and green building standards necessary to achieve a zero-carbon society. A sustainable built environment is the foundation for lower energy use but will take a generation or more to put in place. Hawthorne recently completed two net-zero projects, the Eco Terra complex, a 348-unit […]

Earth911 Inspiration: Let the Rain Sing You a Lullaby

Earth911 Inspiration: Let the Rain Sing You a Lullaby

As we move into autumn, take inspiration from American poet Langston Hughes and embrace the beauty of nature’s changing seasons: “Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” Earth911 inspirations. Post them and share your desire to help people think of the planet first, every […]

What To Do With Autumn Leaves

What To Do With Autumn Leaves

Ah, fall. Back to school, sweater weather, and warm drinks. Those brightly colored leaves are beautiful on the trees, but they lose their appeal when they start falling to the ground. Now, last week’s kaleidoscope of natural color become this week’s tedious yard work. But even fallen leaves have value. Here are five do’s and a don’t for dealing with […]

Earth911 Quiz #60: New Tech and Materials Recycling

Earth911 Quiz #60: New Tech and Materials Recycling

Daily, you make decisions that influence humanity’s impact on the Earth’s environment. Those choices may feel small, but combined with others’ decisions, they ultimately determine the strategies selected by companies. In this Earth911 quiz, check your assumptions about the recyclability of newly invented products and materials. Are we making a mess we cannot clean up, again? Making smart sustainable choices […]

Earth911 Podcast: Enduring Planet’s Dimitry Gershenson on Sustainable Business Financing Trends

Earth911 Podcast: Enduring Planet’s Dimitry Gershenson on Sustainable Business Financing Trends

How can we finance the myriad startups and small business transitions that will bring the sustainable economy to full flower? Our guest, Dimitry Gershenson, co-founder and CEO of Enduring Planet, argues that the climate crisis has made the human and business response inevitable. Enduring Planet was launched to provide non-dilutive financing — in the form of unsecured loans — to […]

Greener Shopping: The Lomi Home Composter Is a Difference Maker

Greener Shopping: The Lomi Home Composter Is a Difference Maker

The Lomi home composter from Pela has caught a lot of attention with extensive marketing on social networks. More than 100,000 have sold to date, according to Pela. We spent two months working with this attractive countertop unit. While it is expensive, our testing found that it consistently delivered a significant environmental benefit compared to sending food and other compostable […]

Is Soda Pop Sustainable?

Is Soda Pop Sustainable?

Everybody knows that soda pop has no redeeming nutritional qualities. It contributes to weight gain and diabetes, damages multiple internal organs, and contains harmful chemical ingredients. Diet sodas contain artificial sweeteners that may be as unhealthy as sugar. But let’s face it, nobody is giving up their fizzy drinks because of science. Even if we’re committed to our empty calories, […]

A Cool Use for Recycled Glass

A Cool Use for Recycled Glass

Some outdoor areas are enjoying a little extra sparkle — with assistance from old beer bottles and other recyclables used as landscape glass. Bits of repurposed glass, in jewel-like nuggets, provide a decorative accent at the base of hedges, potted greens, and other types of landscaping. The repurposed glass is formed by grinding various types of recycled glass. Sometimes referred […]

5 No-Kill Strategies for Getting Rid of Mice

5 No-Kill Strategies for Getting Rid of Mice

Although you might think mice are cute and furry, you probably don’t want them living in your home or garage. They can carry hard-to-pronounce diseases and cause property damage. Plus, they leave little droppings all around. A small problem can quickly get out of hand. Mice can have eight litters a year, with five to six young per litter. That […]